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The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Finished down 0.29% in January

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index (the "Broad Index") finished down 0.29% for the month of January.

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Performance for the Broad Index and its 10 sub-strategies is calculated monthly. December, January and YTD 2014 performance numbers are listed below and are available at www.hedgeindex.com.

 

Index

Jan-14

Dec-13

YTD 2014

Broad Index

-0.29%

1.19%

-0.29%

Convertible Arbitrage

2.09%

0.54%

2.09%

Dedicated Short Bias

-1.09%

-0.77%

-1.09%

Emerging Markets

-2.27%

1.28%

-2.27%

Equity Market Neutral

0.08%

1.30%

0.08%

Event Driven

0.29%

1.61%

0.29%

   Distressed

0.40%

1.94%

0.40%

   Event Driven Multi-Strategy

0.24%

1.47%

0.24%

   Risk Arbitrage

0.49%

0.39%

0.49%

Fixed Income Arbitrage

1.00%

0.18%

1.00%

Global Macro

-1.05%

0.71%

-1.05%

Long/Short Equity

-0.08%

1.80%

-0.08%

Managed Futures

-3.42%

0.10%

-3.42%

Multi-Strategy

0.81%

1.63%

0.81%

 

The following funds were dropped from the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in January: Amida Partners Special Opportunity Master Fund, Denholm Hall Russia Arbitrage Fund (Class B), Highbridge Statistical Arbitrage, Platinum Grove Contingent Capital Fund., QFS Currency Program, Criterion Partners, and Roy G. Niederhoffer Negative Correlation Fund Ltd.

The following funds were added to the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in January: Aphilion, Polunin Capital Partners Emerging Markets Active Fund., Candlewood Structured Credit Fund, Southpaw Credit Opportunity Master Fund LP, CCP Core Macro Fund, Schroder GAIA Sirios US Equity, Horseman European Select Fund, Tyrian Global Opportunities Fund, AQR Managed Futures, and SEB Fund 1 - SEB Asset Selection Fund.

Additional information about the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Indexes -- including research, fund performance and constituent fund information -- can be found at http://www.hedgeindex.com.

Credit Suisse AG

Credit Suisse AG is one of the world's leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies (referred to here as 'Credit Suisse'). As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse is able to offer clients its expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management from a single source. Credit Suisse provides specialist advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high net worth private clients worldwide, and also to retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. The group employs approximately 46,000 people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse's parent company, Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.

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This document was produced by and the opinions expressed are those of Credit Suisse as of the date of writing and are subject to change without obligation to update. It has been prepared solely for information purposes and for the use of the recipient. It does not constitute an offer or an invitation by or on behalf of Credit Suisse to any person to buy or sell any security. It is not possible to invest directly in an Index. Any reference to past performance is not a guide or indicator to future performance. The information and analysis contained in this publication have been compiled or arrived at from sources believed to be reliable but Credit Suisse does not make any representation as to their accuracy or completeness and does not accept liability for any loss arising from the use hereof.

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